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I have a 2011 Kia Sorento auto changes gear at 4000 rpm is this usual
 

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It may be if you are driving heavily loaded, Uphill, or just heavy footed. How does it change with light footed driving on a flat road with no caravan attached?
 

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No caravan attached .Its ok when I get to 3rd or 4th gear .But 4k seems very high for a change to me.
 

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As others have said - it usually depends on how you are accelerating,if you boot the throttle (full throttle) then the change up RPM is going to be higher - if you pull away gently with a light throttle then the auto box will change up quicker at fairly low RPM.
Also if you 'boot' the throttle whilst cruising then the auto box will 'kick down' at least one ratio to allow faster acceleration.
And as another member posted it can also vary with sport/eco modes etc.
 
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